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Collection Level Description: Photocopies of Papers Relating to Jonathan Swift, Collected by Professor Herbert Davis

Reference: MSS. Facs. b. 47-8, c. 51
Title: Photocopies of Papers Relating to Jonathan Swift, Collected by Professor Herbert Davis
Dates of Creation: 20th cent. (photocopies of 17th and 18th cent. originals)
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Professor Herbert John Davis

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Herbert John Davis (1893-1967) was Reader in Textual Criticism at Oxford University. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Photocopies of papers from several libraries, relating to Jonathan Swift, collected by Professor Herbert Davis

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1967.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

See also the Papers of Herbert Davis.

Access Points

English literature

Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar

Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, satirist

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